Untold Stories: Semester in Russia

Semester in Russia|семестр в России Interviewee: Nate Proctor Interviewer: Angely Martinez Nate studied for a semester with AIFS in St. Petersburg, Russia: check out this program the AIFS website! What caused you to choose Amman, Jordan as your study abroad location? I’ve had a fascination with Russian history and the Cold War since I was young. The interest blossomed into something more akin to an obsession once I was exposed to...

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Salsa dancing, Snorkeling, Playa Girón, and the Crimson Tide in Havana
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Salsa dancing, Snorkeling, Playa Girón, and the Crimson Tide in Havana

The last few weeks have been busy. The philosophy department soccer team is undefeated in The Caribbean Games (playing in the semifinals this week). I’ve been working on a group Bioethics project with two of my classmates, Ray and Roberto. They’ve been teaching me a lot of the colloquial Cuban vocabulary. Likewise, I’ve taught them some of the more important American phrases, (e.g. Roll Tide, etc).   The Cuban National Baseball...

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